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Bluegrass Underground Wins 4 Emmy Awards

Bluegrass UndergroundNashville, TN -- Producers of the acclaimed PBS music concert event Bluegrass Underground today announced the series is proud recipient of four coveted Emmy awards from the 28th Annual Mid South Emmy Awards. The awards were announced by the National Academy for the Television Arts & Sciences January 26th at Nashville's Schermerhorn Symphony Center.

Bluegrass Underground Announces PBS Taping Lineup

Steep Canyon RangersMcMinnville, TN -- The fourth season of PBS' Emmy-winning Bluegrass Underground series - the best looking and sounding music on television - will feature some of the biggest names in bluegrass, Americana, roots-rock and the cutting edges of acoustic music. But you don't have to wait for it to come to your TV. Expanded to four days, the marathon video shoot is scheduled for March 7-9, 2014, in the Volcano Room of Cumberland Caverns in McMinnville, Tenn., with tickets going on sale soon at

Bluegrass Underground Episodes Begin Airing on PBS This Week

Alison Brown and Michael Doucet(Nashville, TN) October 23, 2013 - Cajun supergroup BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet and GRAMMY-winning banjoist Alison Brown will be featured on their own respective episodes of PBS’ music adventure series Bluegrass Underground nationwide starting this week. Back in March, both groups performed live at Bluegrass Underground, 333-feet underground in the Volcano Room of the Cumberland Caverns in McMinnville, TN. Each performance of that live show, which that day also included artists Leon Russell and Ben Sollee, was taped as an episode for PBS broadcast this October, as well as broadcast Saturday nights on the Legend 650 WSM Radio.

SteelDrivers to Kick Off Bluegrass Undergrounds PBS Season

The SteelDriversThe three time Grammy nominated bluegrass-meets-soul band, The SteelDrivers, return to the stage of the highly acclaimed Bluegrass Underground to help kick off the program's 3rd PBS Season. Filmed at Cumberland Caverns in McMinnville, Tennessee, Bluegrass Underground is also a radio show. Recorded live 333 feet below ground, the Volcano Room is one of the most acoustically pure natural spaces on earth. No man-made sound reaches the Volcano Room and the living rock hued amid the eons is jagged and uneven, providing limited echo.

Acclaimed Bluegrass Underground Wins Emmy Award

Bluegrass UndergroundNashville, TN -- January 29th, 2013 - Producers of the acclaimed PBS music concert event series Bluegrass Underground today announced that the series is a proud recipient of a coveted EMMY award from the 27th Annual Mid South Emmy Awards. The honorees were announced January 26th in a ceremony at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville, TN. Bluegrass Underground is a live concert and radio show held inside the Volcano Room -- an amphitheater 333 feet underground, one of the most acoustically pure natural spaces on or under the earth.

Bluegrass Underground Announces Third Season PBS Taping Lineup

Bluegrass UndergroundAt the Bluegrass Underground, the acclaimed musical adventure series continues with Old Crow Medicine Show, Yonder Mountain String Band, Leon Russell, Andrew Bird and more! From March 8 through 10 at the Volcano Room at Cumberland Caverns in McMinnville, Tennessee, Season 3 tapings will continue for rebroadcast on PBS.

Free Bluegrass Concert Sunday, 9/23 to Kick Off World of Bluegrass Week

Travelin' McCourysNashville, TN -- A free concert with bluegrass music supergroup The Travelin’ McCourys & Friends will take place immediately after the Tennessee Titans’ game on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012 from 4:30-6:00 p.m. at Cumberland Park, 592 South 1st Street in Nashville, in the shadow of the Titans’ stadium on the banks of the Cumberland River.

TNDV Provides HD Mobile Production Services for PBS Program Bluegrass Underground

Bluegrass UndergroundNashville, TN -- Four time Emmy-award winner Nic Dugger and his mobile production company TNDV will produce the second season of the PBS series Bluegrass Underground, bringing the luminaries of bluegrass music heard on the live radio program to televisions around the country. The shoots take place in late February, with 2012 air dates to be announced.

PBS Returns to the Cave for Second Season of Bluegrass Underground

Bluegrass UndergroundNashville, TN -- February 21st - Organizers of the acclaimed PBS Series Bluegrass Underground are preparing for taping Season Two this weekend, 333-feet deep inside Cumberland Caverns of McMinnville, Tennessee. The Bluegrass Underground PBS television series debuted in September of 2011 and is now airing in 80% of American markets including Boston, New York, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, San Francisco, Seattle and hundreds of other cities. The live concert-radio series has been airing weekly since 2008 on country music's flagship station, 650 WSM-AM.Bluegrass Underground

Bluegrass Underground Announces Season Two PBS Taping Lineups

Bluegrass UndergroundIt's that time of year again, when all those holiday letters arrive from folks we haven't seen in years, telling us how they've been bungee-jumping in New Zealand and such. But here's one year-end note that, hopefully, you've been part of. Bluegrass Underground 2012 - The Greatest Show Under Earth continues February 24-26, 2012. The Bluegrass Underground features top bluegrass music artists throughout the season.


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